Buckeye Bits E-Newsletter: November 1, 2018

November 1, 2018

Ticket Raffle for The Game

Do YOU want to win two tickets to watch our Buckeyes take on TTUN? Thanks to Capital Eagle, now you can! Visit our Game Day locations (Solly’sSign of the WhaleFado Irish PubCrystal City Sports Pub, and Blackfinn Ameripub in Ashburn) for the Nebraska and MSU games to get entered into our raffle!

Only 100 tickets will be sold at $100/ticket. Once we hit 100 tickets sold, the raffle will close. We will pull the winner after the MSU game. Winner need not be present to win, and we will announce the lucky winner on all social media channels! Any questions? See an OSUDC Game Day volunteer for more details.

Buckeyes vs. Nebraska

The #10 Buckeyes host Nebraska this Saturday, November 3 at noon. Join us at one of our five official Buckeye Game Day Partners, this week and every football game:


Fado Irish Pub
808 7th St NW
(between H & Eye)
Washington, DC 20001
Tel: 202-789-0066
Metro: icon-marble-greenicon-marble-yellowicon-marble-red Gallery Place-Chinatown
or icon-marble-redicon-marble-orangeicon-marble-silvericon-marble-blue Metro Center
Features: all ages; accessible

U Street:
Solly’s U St Tavern
1942 11th Street NW
(11th & U St)
Washington, DC 20001
Tel: 202-232-6590
Metro: icon-marble-greenicon-marble-yellow U Street
Features: 21+


Sign of the Whale
1825 M St NW
(M between 18th & 19th)
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202-833-6232
Metro: icon-marble-red Farragut North
or icon-marble-orangeicon-marble-silvericon-marble-blue Farragut West
Features: 21+


Crystal City Sports Pub
529 23rd Street South
Arlington, VA 22202
Tel: 703-521-8215
Metro: icon-marble-blueicon-marble-yellow Crystal City
Features: family friendly; children’s menu; accessible


Blackfinn Ameripub
Loudoun Station
43781 Central Station Drive Suite 150
Ashburn, VA 20147
Tel: 703-723-3466
Features: family friendly; accessible; dog-friendly patio

Looking for a way to get involved with your DC alumni club? Help us host Buckeye Game Day events around the DC area! Email Melissa: gameday@osudc.org.

Alumni Reception at the AAPS Conference

Hosted by the College of Pharmacy Division of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Monday, November 5, 2018
6-8:30 p.m.

I hope you’ll join me at our Ohio State reception during the annual AAPS conference. I look forward to meeting our alumni and friends each year.

Beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres are included.

Please email Jay McKirnan at mckirnan.4@osu.edu to RSVP.

Marriott Marquis Washington DC
Marquis Salon 13 (located on the M2 Level, two levels below the lobby)
901 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001

I look forward to seeing you there!

Rajgopal Govindarajan, DVM, PhD
Associate Professor and Vice-Chair, Division of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
College of Pharmacy


Help us raise money for Food & Friends by buying Thanksgiving pies! Visit the OSUDC Slice of Life page to purchase your pies (by Thursday, November 15) and choose your pickup locations. Pies must be picked up at the location you select only on Tuesday, November 20!

When you purchase your Thanksgiving pie from Food & Friends, you contribute to every step that goes into providing one full day of meals for our neighbors living with critical illnesses.

Join Us in College Park for the 2nd Official #OSUMDBash!

The Buckeyes come to town to play the Terrapins in College Park on Saturday, November 17! If you plan to join us, please register now for our 2nd official #OSUMDBash!

We are looking for volunteers to help make this tailgate our biggest and best event ever! Interested in volunteering on game day? Email Jake for more information!

The tailgate will be located adjacent to parking lot C1, just off Rte. 1 on the UMD campus (see pink box on the map below). Food will be provided by OSUDC Game Day partner Blackfinn Ameripub. Parking is on sale now in adjacent lots LC2, and Turner Hall. If you’ll be driving to the game, buy your parking passes now, they will sell out!

Buy lot L || Buy lot C2 || Buy Turner Hall lot

Looking for game tickets? Contact Dillon Del Rosso at the University of Maryland Athletic Department Ticket Office:
Dillon Del Rosso

Let Dillon know you’re with The Ohio State Alumni Club of Greater Washington, DC, and he’ll do his best to seat you in the vicinity of our ticket blocks!

OSUDC has service events in Fairfax County for Adopt-A-Highway throughout the year!

We meet at the McDonald’s at the intersection of Lee Chapel Rd. and Old Keene Mill Rd. in Burke, VA at 9:00am on Saturday, November 10. The pickup is cancelled in the event of rain. Please contact Phil Gbur if you have any questions.

Please note that this is an age 18+ years event, per DMV safety rules.

November 10, 2018

DC Central Kitchen Events

Join OSUDC and John Glenn College of Public Affairs WAIP students for our monthly service event at DC Central Kitchen! Upcoming dates:

Thursday, November 15

Save the Date!

The annual Beat TSUN Happy Hour will be on Thursday, December 6! More information to come.

Ohio State Alumni Volleyball

Are you interested in playing volleyball with OSUDC? Capital Alumni Network volleyball is a coed league, and the season runs January-March. For more information or to join us this winter, email Renita at athletics@osudc.org. Go Bucks!

Join or Renew your OSUDC Membership

Just a friendly reminder to renew your membership with The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Greater Washington, DC. The membership year runs from June 2018 to May 2019, so don’t get left out this year. Joining or renewing your membership is easy, and will help you stay connected to other Buckeye faithful in the DC area.

Please visit our website and renew your membership today! Annual dues are just $25 for The OSU Alumni Club of Greater Washington, DC. Thanks and Go Bucks!

Upcoming Events Calendar
Keep up with all of our upcoming events on our website! You can easily export the events you’re interested in attending to iCal or Google Calendar.

Countdown to Ohio State Vs. Michigan

Upcoming Events

May 30 6:00pm

OSUDC Student/Alumni Networking Event

Join OSUDC in welcoming current Ohio State students to D.C. for the summer! Connect and network with fellow professionals, students, and friends at Blackfinn DC on Thursday, …

Jun 04 6:00pm

An Evening with President Carter

Join fellow Buckeyes from the greater Washington, DC area at a fireside chat led by the alumni association CEO, Molly Ranz Calhoun, with President Ted…

Jun 09 12:00pm

DC B1G Alumni at Capital Pride

The DC-area Big Ten Alumni Clubs will be at the 2024 Capital Pride Festival on Pennsylvania Avenue on Sunday, June 9! …

Jun 15 9:00am

Service Event: Adopt-A-Highway June 2024

OSUDC has service events in Fairfax County for Adopt-A-Highway throughout the year! We meet at the McDonald’s at the intersection of Lee Chapel Rd. and Old Keene …